Meaning of ENCAPSULATE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ in-ˈkap-sə-ˌlāt, en- ]


( -lat·ed ; -lat·ing )

Date: 1872

transitive verb

1. : to enclose in or as if in a capsule

a pilot encapsulated in the cockpit

2. : epitomize , summarize

encapsulate an era in an aphorism

intransitive verb

: to become encapsulated

• en·cap·su·la·tion -ˌkap-sə-ˈlā-shən noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.